Young Leader Nawaraj Shankar Dies from Corona

CPN-UML Ilam youth leader and Dalit Mukti Andolan leader Nawaraj Shankar has died due to corona infection.

He was admitted to Virat Nursing Home in Biratnagar a week ago after his health condition deteriorated. He died on Saturday night after being treated in the ICU for three days, the hospital said.

He was the UML’s Ilam district office secretary and was known as an activist of the Dalit liberation movement.